## Multiplying Mixed Numbers: 1 1/4 x 3/4

This article will guide you through the steps of multiplying the mixed number **1 1/4** by the fraction **3/4**.

### Converting to Improper Fractions

First, we need to convert the mixed number **1 1/4** into an improper fraction.

**Multiply the whole number by the denominator:**1 x 4 = 4**Add the numerator:**4 + 1 = 5**Keep the same denominator:**5/4

Now, we have the equivalent improper fraction **5/4**.

### Multiplication of Fractions

We can now multiply our two fractions: **5/4 x 3/4**

To multiply fractions, simply multiply the numerators and the denominators.

**Numerator:** 5 x 3 = 15
**Denominator:** 4 x 4 = 16

This gives us the fraction **15/16**.

### Conclusion

Therefore, **1 1/4 x 3/4** is equal to **15/16**.